Anrune Weyers wins gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Anrune Weyers wins gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

- A South African athlete has scooped the first gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships

- She was congratulated by the official government account on social media

- Mzansi social media users also joined in with encouraging words

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Halala to Anrune Weyers, who won South Africa's first gold medal at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. The young lady led the women’s 400m, breaking a new record.

Weyers finished the race in a time of 55.79. The South African government Facebook account congratulated her along with the message:

"Keep on flying the SA flag high!"
Lady wins SA's first medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Source: Facebook/South African Government
Source: Facebook

Social media users joined the government in congratulating her. Facebook user Katlego Simon Malatji said:

"Congrats Anrune! And thanks for flying SA flag high."

Elvis Selelo Makgatho said:

"Congratulations to her, thank you for making SA a proud country."

Pierre Laubscher said:

"Brilliant, well done."

Christina van Neel said:

"Well done. This is just so awesome."

Christopher Maitin said:

"Congratulations, you make us proud."

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